The Last Post
30,000 Daily Tributes to the Fallen of the Great War
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- Lavishly illustrated book on the unique Last Post ceremony in Ypres, Belgium, celebrating the 30,000th enactment of the ceremony in 2015
Full DescriptionEvery evening since 1928 the Last Post has been played under the Menin Gate Memorial in Ypres at 8 o'clock sharp. In 2015 this ceremony will take place for the 30,000th time. On 9 July 2015, this large scale participative event will take place in fire stations all around the world. Government leaders, sports stars, veterans but most of all common people visit the Menin Gate Memorial every day. Philip Vanoutrive spent one year photographing this impressive tradition. Ian Connerty wrote the story, enriched with unique archive photos.
- Lannoo Publishers
- 17th Dec 2014
- World excluding Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Switzerland & Scandinavia
- 297 mm x 297 mm
- 180 Pages
- 150 color, 50 b&w